Summary: H.R.313 — 109th Congress (2005-2006)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (01/25/2005)

Exile Meth Act - Directs the Attorney General to: (1) establish a program that provides grants to qualified States for combating methamphetamine abuse, with a specific focus on the prosecution of repeat offenders; and (2) distribute such grants to two States. Defines as "qualified" a State that: (1) had more than 200 methamphetamine lab seizures in 2004; and (2) has a law that provides that a person who possesses or distributes five grams or more of methamphetamine, or 50 grams or more of a mixture or substance containing a detectable amount of methamphetamine, qualifies for a mandatory minimum sentence, without the possibility of probation or parole, of five to 40 years for a first offense, ten years to life for a second offense, and life for a third offense.